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New Outdoor Classroom

This fall, the “classroom” for many Vermont and New Hampshire children will be in the middle of the woods. A $52,000 grant from Boston-based Jane’s Trust is allowing the Vermont Institute of Natural Science to build an outdoor classroom at its Quechee, VT Nature Center.

VINS Presents Owl Prowl

Join VINS staff on February 1st and March 1st as we discover the secret life of New England’s nocturnal residents. Explore the natural world as we hike the beautiful wooded trails at the VINS Nature Center and prowl for owls.

VINS Presents Watercolor Artist Amy Hook-Therrien

Amy Hook-Therrien’s artwork will be on display at the VINS Nature Center through March 31, 2019. Amy is a native Vermonter and loves to paint things from nature including waterfalls, trees, plants and stones.

VT Nature Newsletter

VT Nature

VT Nature

Fall/Winter 2019-20

Many new experiences at VINS with renovations, nature trails, and the opening of the new Forest Canopy Walk!

Bird Feeding

VT Nature

Spring/Summer 2019

New exhibits at the VINS Nature Center include the Forest Canopy Walk and Outdoor Classroom.

FY19 Fall VT Nature

VT Nature

Fall/Winter 2018-19

We mark the 100th anniversary of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, that has saved the lives of millions of birds.